March 26, 2010

Feature Friday - felt rosettes

I saw this adorable tutorial a while back on the Purl Bee and made note to try it later.  Well, later came today.  I actually was planning on doing a totally different feature, but I totally and completely messed it up.  Fixable?  Oh no.  Been there before? 

Anyhow, this sweet rosette was shown as a little girl's hair clip, but I thought it would be pretty to do a few on one headband.  Here's how it turned out.


I love this mustard color, but I look like a corpse if I wear it.  Little bits of it on accessories are perfect instead.


One more picture because I asked my husband to snap one of me with Rex.  I never have pictures of me with my kids because I'm always taking them.  I was really excited to get a good one.


Want to make one?  Head on over to her tutorial.  It is excellent and very clearly explained.

So you know how I mentioned that I totally screwed up a project today?  I think we all do that, but don't always talk about it.  We show the perfect finished product instead.  I added a tab above called, "Whoops!"  I thought I'd tell you about one of the times I messed up and if you have a similiar story you can e-mail it to me to post.  That way we can all laugh at each other and enjoy the mistakes, too.

Tomorrow is Soapbox Saturday and I'm excited to tell you a little about a different project I've been working on.  Thanks for stopping by.

16 comments:

  1. So cute! I love all of your crafty ideas!

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  2. I just made one of these this morning. they are so fun! i love the way you put them on a headband...great thinking!

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  3. This is so cute!! Love it! Thanks for sharing such a great idea :) And your little Rex is just too adorable for words :)

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  4. I love this headband idea.

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  5. Can you please be my neighbor? You are so fun and crafty!!

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  6. Pretty! You & the headband- very cute outfit too =)

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  9. Did you use the wool felt described in the pattern, or do you use lesser expensive felt? I would love to use the real wool stuff but I'm hesitant because of the price! Whatever felt you used though, they turned out lovely!

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  10. what a cute pic of you and your boy!

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  11. Creative, Talented and Gorgeous... Not fair! jk! Love the headband and can't wait to try it...I think I need to go to Joanns to get some more felt like right now! Thanks for posting!

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  12. you and your sister are so darling! congrats on the new business.

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  14. So pretty!! You and the headband!

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  15. LOVE his! Where can I get the headbands?

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  16. I love it!!! I want to make one! Maybe some day you can share my purses in your blog. www.jonesfantastic4.blogspot.com

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